8 tips for a trip to Australia

Here are eight tips/thoughts that may prove helpful should you venture to the land down under. Enjoy!

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Tindering my way across Australia

This is part of a series of posts about my trip to Australia from December 18, 2015 – January 23, 2016. While ordering drinks at a bar along the Yarra River during my first night in Australia, I was approached by a man. No this isn’t a scary story (thank God) – more of a fairy…

Uluru

This is part of a series of posts about my trip to Australia from December 18, 2015 – January 23, 2016. Uluru. For the past twenty years the image of this very special monolith is what would appear in my mind whenever I thought about Australia. I’d dreamed about going to Australia since I was in the third…

Five weeks in Australia

This is part of a series of posts about my trip to Australia from December 18, 2015 – January 23, 2016. Australia is a both a continent and a country — the sixth largest country in the world, in fact. From the harsh and unforgiving desert landscape that is the country’s heart, The Outback, to the…

TOUR REVIEW: Opals and Outback, by Topdeck

I travelled on this tour from December 24, 2015 – January 7, 2016.  Wild places fascinate me. I am drawn to the rough and craggy and challenging destinations; mountains, deserts and forests make me feel alive. It’s not that I don’t enjoy the ocean or modern cities or quaint villages, because I do. But these places don’t…

Melbourne or Sydney?

This is part of a series of posts about my trip to Australia from December 18, 2015 – January 23, 2016. It was fascinating to read Bill Bryson’s In a Sunburned Country while travelling across Australia, though I must admit, I only managed to get a few chapters in during the trip. I finished most of…

Flying solo in the land of Oz

This is the first in a series of posts about my solo trip to Australia, from December 18, 2015 – January 23, 2016. I’ve wanted to visit Australia since I was eight years old. As a 28-year-old, I made the dream come true. Going solo was never really a part of the dream. To be honest, travelling alone…